Scavenger Hunt for Kids in Central Park

Sean was a "pre-teen by family association" for the day!

Time really is flying. When my husband Reggie and I were dating, we led the Pre-teen and Young Teen groups at our church. It was such a fun time. We had the best team of youth workers on our our team and the kids had such fun, big personalities. Fast forward about 15 years and now our oldest son Michael is a part of the Pre-teen group. (How did that happen so quickly???) When it was time for Continue Reading

Minions Movie Review by the Colemans

minions movie

Inside Out makes you cry. The Minions movie will make you laugh. That was my ultimate takeaway after seeing an advanced screening of the Minions movie with my family on Saturday. It's a fun, cute movie that covers the evolution of the Minions - from the beginning of time up until their connection with Gru at the end of the movie. Below is the Minions movie trailer: I asked "my guys" their Continue Reading

Pollos a la Brasa Don Alex
(Peruvian Cuisine in Rego Park)

don alex chicken fried rice

Dining out at various restaurants is one of my favorite aspects of "outside dates" with my husband Reggie. Sometimes we go to fancy places. Other times, it's Reggie's turn to choose :-). In reality, we both care more about the food quality than the atmosphere as long as the spot is clean. Recently, Reggie took me to lunch at a local Peruvian place, Pollos a la Brasa Don Alex (Rego Park). The decor Continue Reading

Fifth Grade Graduation – The Climb

the three amigos

My husband Reggie and I attended Michael's fifth grade graduation last Friday. I thought that I would cry, but I did not. In fact, I'm kind of relieved. Although he is ending one chapter and starting another, I'm kind of ready for this chapter to be over. The last couple of years has been a bit challenging. While the education that Michael has received has been outstanding, I have questioned our Continue Reading

My CookUnity NYC Experience
(Plus Special Code Good for 2 Free Meals!)


Sometimes, I am reminded of how convenient it was to live in Manhattan. CookUnity, a new food delivery service, is a perfect example of the things that I miss. Created for busy parents, CookUnity has real NYC chefs prepare homemade meals with farm-fresh ingredients that are delivered to your (Manhattan) home. On top of that, the meals are actually really affordable - comparable to ordering (not as Continue Reading